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unfu*k nation

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unfu*k nation

the podcast

unfu*k nation

the podcast

If you’re ready to forge the life you want but need clarity to help cut through the bullshit; join Unfuck Nation with Gary John Bishop for the real, honest advice that’ll get straight to the heart of how you can unleash a whole new kind of living.

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recent episodes

The Difference Between Blame and Responsibility

EP: 030 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 04.13.2021

We are neck deep in a culture of blame where our first instinct is to find out who caused the mess rather than who will fix it. Why do we struggle so much with the idea of responsibility? Why has it become so conditional? Still think you’re one of the responsible ones? Think again.

Read More »

Why Are You So Triggered?

EP: 029 | 45 MIN | AIRED: 04.06.2021

All too often we notice how other people seem triggered or hooked… but the truth is, it’s you too! On this episode, we’re getting to the heart of your own machinery to answer that one big question: Why are you so triggered?

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Becoming a Student of Yourself

EP: 028 | 41 MIN | AIRED: 03.30.2021

It’s pretty safe to say we think we know ourselves best; yet when you try to explain why you do this thing or that thing, the explanation never seems to be enough to change what you’re doing. In short, do we really know ourselves enough to change? On this episode, we deal with what it actually takes to become the student and eventually become masterful in navigating the most dangerous of waters – Yourself.

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EP: 033 | 31 MIN | AIRED: 05.04.2021

There are so many schemes and strategies out there to grow your sense of self, to increase confidence or knowledge, or provide you with the secret to a great life... But you know what? It's mostly bullshit. It all resides within you and you can access that power right away, starting today. On this episode, we deal with what it takes for you to be a person of your word. To be someone who makes great things happen, just because you said they would and under any circumstance!

EP: 032 | 44 MIN | AIRED: 04.27.2021

There is so much overload about money. How to make it, manifest it, attract it, hustle for it; you name it and we've pretty much heard it all, so why do we still struggle with this subject so much? On this episode we plunge into the money conversation and outline not only why you are stuck in this area of your life, but how you can finally get yourself on the road to financial success!

EP: 031 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 04.20.2021

Everywhere you look in the personal development genre, there's a meme, an article, or a video that's trying to convince you to "re-write your story." The problem is, we have no real connection to what that means. What is YOUR story? How is it still playing out in your life and tying you to a future you don't even want? On this episode, we take a DEEP dive into your past to finally reveal why you find it so hard to shake it off. Ready for a new future? Let's go!

EP: 030 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 04.13.2021

We are neck deep in a culture of blame where our first instinct is to find out who caused the mess rather than who will fix it. Why do we struggle so much with the idea of responsibility? Why has it become so conditional? Still think you're one of the responsible ones? Think again.

EP: 033 | 31 MIN | AIRED: 05.04.2021

There are so many schemes and strategies out there to grow your sense of self, to increase confidence or knowledge, or provide you with the secret to a great life... But you know what? It's mostly bullshit. It all resides within you and you can access that power right away, starting today. On this episode, we deal with what it takes for you to be a person of your word. To be someone who makes great things happen, just because you said they would and under any circumstance!

EP: 032 | 44 MIN | AIRED: 04.27.2021

There is so much overload about money. How to make it, manifest it, attract it, hustle for it; you name it and we've pretty much heard it all, so why do we still struggle with this subject so much? On this episode we plunge into the money conversation and outline not only why you are stuck in this area of your life, but how you can finally get yourself on the road to financial success!

EP: 031 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 04.20.2021

Everywhere you look in the personal development genre, there's a meme, an article, or a video that's trying to convince you to "re-write your story." The problem is, we have no real connection to what that means. What is YOUR story? How is it still playing out in your life and tying you to a future you don't even want? On this episode, we take a DEEP dive into your past to finally reveal why you find it so hard to shake it off. Ready for a new future? Let's go!

EP: 030 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 04.13.2021

We are neck deep in a culture of blame where our first instinct is to find out who caused the mess rather than who will fix it. Why do we struggle so much with the idea of responsibility? Why has it become so conditional? Still think you're one of the responsible ones? Think again.

Why You Are the Way You Are

EP: 021 | 26 MIN | AIRED: 02.09.2021

When you tell others, “I’m just being myself,” are you really being your authentic self? Or is it perhaps another age old excuse that’s hiding in plain sight? Unfortunately, sayings like these have become so culturally camouflaged and commonplace that they’ve distorted ontological perspectives as time has gone on. It’s high time you cut this shit out – so on this episode, Gary’s confronting the “you” that you say you are.

Read More »

Where Do I Start?

EP: 020 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 02.02.2021

Most of us say we want to change but find ourselves stopped at the doorway to the future, hampered by the demands of the life we currently have or weighed down by the one we used to have. Let’s cut to the chase of what you need to get clear about and step into what’s next for you and your life. On this week’s episode of the nation, Gary’s addressing the burning question on many peoples lips, “I know I need to change my life, but how?”

Read More »

The War on Words : Doing My Best

EP: 019 | 06 MIN | AIRED: 01.26.2020

In this edition of the War on Words, Gary’s set his sights on the self limiting belief, “I’m doing my best.” As it turns out, this seemingly harmless phrase is holding you back from reaching new heights, but what’s worse is that it’s giving you an excuse for why you’re not executing against your goals right now. So, throw “doing my best” in the bin and find out what Gary recommends taking on in its place.

Read More »

Let’s Get After It

EP: 018 | 37 MIN | AIRED: 01.13.2021

Whether you’re experiencing growing pains or you’re stuck at a plateau, don’t you think it’s high time you break through your self imposed barriers? There are always moments when we feel the urge to make a change for ourselves, but it’s incredibly common to tip toe around change-making actions. So, Gary’s back on the mic to help you get real with yourself about what it takes to move the needle and – as usual – to answer some questions from the Nation!

Read More »

There is No “Hope”

EP: 017 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 01.05.2021

Don’t be fooled, Gary’s not going through an existential crisis. Quite to the contrary – he’s carving up the annual tradition of making New Year’s Resolutions to give you the keys to real, significant life change. That’s right, we’re unfu*king 2021!

Read More »

Winning at Life Without Losing Yourself

EP: 016 | 33 MIN | AIRED: 12.29.2020

All too often, we get so caught up trying to develop ourselves that we stop paying attention to those people and priorities in our lives that matter. But is there a better way? Is there some balance we can find, or would that require making some deal with the devil? CUT IT OUT!

Read More »

The War on Words : I Don’t Know & It Is What It Is

EP: 015 | 09 MIN | AIRED: 12.15.2020

If you want to change your life, change your talk! For the final War on Words of 2020, Gary’s on the warpath to show the nation that there’s no place for intellectually lazy language like “I Don’t Know” and “It Is What It Is.” So if you’re ready to break out of your language traps and live a more inspired life, lace up your combat boots, because it’s time for the war!

Read More »

You Can’t Divorce Your Kids

EP: 014 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 12.08.2020

Gary’s been on a roll through these last few episodes! You’ve heard his insights on authenticity, relationships, and family – but this one goes out to all the parents, the wanna-be parents, the soon-to-be parents, and even the helicopter parents.

Read More »

Winning Them Back

EP: 013 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 12.02.2020

It’s no secret – even the most long-lived romantic relationships face their fair share of obstacles. But when your love is tested, you need to be open to the idea that it might not be the relationship that needs to get unfu*ked… It might just be you! So turn up the volume, because GJB is back on the warpath to bring you for another riveting episode of Unfu*k Nation.

Read More »

Family Failings

EP: 012 | 34 MIN | AIRED: 11.18.2020

Family is always the centerpiece of the Holiday Season. So, while the global pandemic is likely forcing you to scale back the size of your cornucopia this Thanksgiving, the question remains: what sort of drama will your family be bringing to this year’s festivities? Well, before you get carried away with your carving knife, Gary’s here with a fresh batch of insights to help you handle your Family Failings as we head into the Holidays.

Read More »

War on Words: Getting There & Work in Progress

EP: 011 | 10 MIN | AIRED: 11.10.2020

Gary’s back to show you how you’re getting trapped in your own language with another installment of The War on Words. This time, Gary’s taking up arms against the phrases “Getting There” and “Work in Progress,” to show you that you need to really connect with your present instead of buying yourself off with some promise of “the future you.” So light your torch and grab your pitchfork, it’s time for War!

Read More »

Taking the Leap

EP: 010 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 11.04.2020

If you’re someone who’s interested in making a significant life change, strap in and turn up the volume! On this episode, Gary’s pulling the curtain back to reveal what you need to break free from your hamster wheel and how you can embrace the uncertainty on the other side of your leap of faith.

Read More »

EP: 033 | 31 MIN | AIRED: 05.04.2021

There are so many schemes and strategies out there to grow your sense of self, to increase confidence or knowledge, or provide you with the secret to a great life... But you know what? It's mostly bullshit. It all resides within you and you can access that power right away, starting today. On this episode, we deal with what it takes for you to be a person of your word. To be someone who makes great things happen, just because you said they would and under any circumstance!

EP: 032 | 44 MIN | AIRED: 04.27.2021

There is so much overload about money. How to make it, manifest it, attract it, hustle for it; you name it and we've pretty much heard it all, so why do we still struggle with this subject so much? On this episode we plunge into the money conversation and outline not only why you are stuck in this area of your life, but how you can finally get yourself on the road to financial success!

EP: 031 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 04.20.2021

Everywhere you look in the personal development genre, there's a meme, an article, or a video that's trying to convince you to "re-write your story." The problem is, we have no real connection to what that means. What is YOUR story? How is it still playing out in your life and tying you to a future you don't even want? On this episode, we take a DEEP dive into your past to finally reveal why you find it so hard to shake it off. Ready for a new future? Let's go!

EP: 030 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 04.13.2021

We are neck deep in a culture of blame where our first instinct is to find out who caused the mess rather than who will fix it. Why do we struggle so much with the idea of responsibility? Why has it become so conditional? Still think you're one of the responsible ones? Think again.

Why You Are the Way You Are

EP: 021 | 26 MIN | AIRED: 02.09.2021

When you tell others, “I’m just being myself,” are you really being your authentic self? Or is it perhaps another age old excuse that’s hiding in plain sight? Unfortunately, sayings like these have become so culturally camouflaged and commonplace that they’ve distorted ontological perspectives as time has gone on. It’s high time you cut this shit out – so on this episode, Gary’s confronting the “you” that you say you are.

Read More »

Where Do I Start?

EP: 020 | 35 MIN | AIRED: 02.02.2021

Most of us say we want to change but find ourselves stopped at the doorway to the future, hampered by the demands of the life we currently have or weighed down by the one we used to have. Let’s cut to the chase of what you need to get clear about and step into what’s next for you and your life. On this week’s episode of the nation, Gary’s addressing the burning question on many peoples lips, “I know I need to change my life, but how?”

Read More »

The War on Words : Doing My Best

EP: 019 | 06 MIN | AIRED: 01.26.2020

In this edition of the War on Words, Gary’s set his sights on the self limiting belief, “I’m doing my best.” As it turns out, this seemingly harmless phrase is holding you back from reaching new heights, but what’s worse is that it’s giving you an excuse for why you’re not executing against your goals right now. So, throw “doing my best” in the bin and find out what Gary recommends taking on in its place.

Read More »

Let’s Get After It

EP: 018 | 37 MIN | AIRED: 01.13.2021

Whether you’re experiencing growing pains or you’re stuck at a plateau, don’t you think it’s high time you break through your self imposed barriers? There are always moments when we feel the urge to make a change for ourselves, but it’s incredibly common to tip toe around change-making actions. So, Gary’s back on the mic to help you get real with yourself about what it takes to move the needle and – as usual – to answer some questions from the Nation!

Read More »

There is No “Hope”

EP: 017 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 01.05.2021

Don’t be fooled, Gary’s not going through an existential crisis. Quite to the contrary – he’s carving up the annual tradition of making New Year’s Resolutions to give you the keys to real, significant life change. That’s right, we’re unfu*king 2021!

Read More »

Winning at Life Without Losing Yourself

EP: 016 | 33 MIN | AIRED: 12.29.2020

All too often, we get so caught up trying to develop ourselves that we stop paying attention to those people and priorities in our lives that matter. But is there a better way? Is there some balance we can find, or would that require making some deal with the devil? CUT IT OUT!

Read More »

The War on Words : I Don’t Know & It Is What It Is

EP: 015 | 09 MIN | AIRED: 12.15.2020

If you want to change your life, change your talk! For the final War on Words of 2020, Gary’s on the warpath to show the nation that there’s no place for intellectually lazy language like “I Don’t Know” and “It Is What It Is.” So if you’re ready to break out of your language traps and live a more inspired life, lace up your combat boots, because it’s time for the war!

Read More »

You Can’t Divorce Your Kids

EP: 014 | 38 MIN | AIRED: 12.08.2020

Gary’s been on a roll through these last few episodes! You’ve heard his insights on authenticity, relationships, and family – but this one goes out to all the parents, the wanna-be parents, the soon-to-be parents, and even the helicopter parents.

Read More »

Winning Them Back

EP: 013 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 12.02.2020

It’s no secret – even the most long-lived romantic relationships face their fair share of obstacles. But when your love is tested, you need to be open to the idea that it might not be the relationship that needs to get unfu*ked… It might just be you! So turn up the volume, because GJB is back on the warpath to bring you for another riveting episode of Unfu*k Nation.

Read More »

Family Failings

EP: 012 | 34 MIN | AIRED: 11.18.2020

Family is always the centerpiece of the Holiday Season. So, while the global pandemic is likely forcing you to scale back the size of your cornucopia this Thanksgiving, the question remains: what sort of drama will your family be bringing to this year’s festivities? Well, before you get carried away with your carving knife, Gary’s here with a fresh batch of insights to help you handle your Family Failings as we head into the Holidays.

Read More »

War on Words: Getting There & Work in Progress

EP: 011 | 10 MIN | AIRED: 11.10.2020

Gary’s back to show you how you’re getting trapped in your own language with another installment of The War on Words. This time, Gary’s taking up arms against the phrases “Getting There” and “Work in Progress,” to show you that you need to really connect with your present instead of buying yourself off with some promise of “the future you.” So light your torch and grab your pitchfork, it’s time for War!

Read More »

Taking the Leap

EP: 010 | 36 MIN | AIRED: 11.04.2020

If you’re someone who’s interested in making a significant life change, strap in and turn up the volume! On this episode, Gary’s pulling the curtain back to reveal what you need to break free from your hamster wheel and how you can embrace the uncertainty on the other side of your leap of faith.

Read More »

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